Travel First Class on our high speed services and make the most of your journey. Find the right First Class ticket for you and enjoy drinks and snacks.
With a First Class booking you can enjoy:
reclining, spacious leather seats
tables and power sockets at your seat
customer welcome and at-seat service on most journeys
lounges at London Paddington and Cardiff Central
First Class Anytime Single and Return tickets
Travel up to 24 hours after the date on the ticket with an Anytime Single, or within 5 days of the date on the ticket and return within a month with an Anytime Return.
First Class Off-peak tickets
Use these tickets on all off-peak services. For return trips, outward journeys must be on the date shown, returning within one month.
Executive train tickets
For First Class travel with parking, complimentary food and drink and reserved seating, our executive tickets could be for you. These are available from many stations to Reading, London Paddington and London Zone 1 (which includes travel in Zone 1 on the London Underground).
Weekend upgrade to First Class
Upgrade to First Class travel at the weekend and on public holidays. Buy your upgrade on the train – prices depend on the number of zones you’ll travel across:
Available at platform 1 of London Paddington (platform 1) and Cardiff, these offer free WiFi, refreshments, train information – and above all, relaxation.
Monday to Friday – 06:00 to 23:30
Saturday – 06:00 to 21:00
Sunday – 10:00 to 23:30
Bank holidays – 10:00 to 23:30
Make use of meeting room with TV screen and PC link, with space for up to 8 people. It's available to hire when lounge is open. Book by dropping in or Calling 0207 313 1109. Enjoy free tea, coffee, water and biscuits – we can provide lunch too.
Room hire costs (including refreshments), by the:
hour – £40
half day – £140
day – £220
Lunch costs £8.50 a person, the minimum booking number is 6 people.
Monday to Friday – 05:30 to 18:45
Saturday – 09:00 to 17:00
Sunday – 10:00 to 18:00
Bank holidays – closed